American Democracy and Science
From October 20:
Lecturer: Thomas D. Cohen, Professor, Department of Physics, University of Maryland
The philosophical movement known as the Enlightenment stressed the role of reason and in many deeps ways guided the development of modern science. In developing the political system of the United States, its founders were also profoundly influenced by the ideas of the Enlightenment. This talk explores the interactions between American democracy and science from their enlightenment beginnings to the present.
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